They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. With non-free drivers and firmware support is often unavailable or severely constrained. But no light on the wireless button and ifconfig -a only shows eth0 and lo. I’ve tried switching it on and off a number of times, but my network is not detected. It grabs firmware for BCM43xx from website and install it.

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Better, perhaps, is using a web search engine to find reports from others using it with Debian stable attesting to its performance and usability.

There are two drivers for broadcom wireless card on Linux. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has a driver installed Broadcom Here, the linyx LAN ethernet is connected and working, in fact that is how I am accessing the net right now. I am bewildered and really want a solution if possible.

How to enable broadcom wireless BCM4311 card on Linux Mint 11

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But thanks for your help anyway!! Any suggestions would be helpful.

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[ubuntu] Broadcom g Network Adaptor

Reboot and check that the kernel module is loaded by running: The wireless detects other networks in range, but not my own which has the ssid Joshi. Thanks a million chili! Fedora Core 4, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17 Posts: Join our community today!

I feel we are close but not sure why I can see other routers further away from my house but not ours and it is not hidden. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Vim linnux one of the most popular editor for Linux. The correct driver can be found using the link in DavidFoerster ‘s comment.


Is it possible the Broadcom is not receiving the signals well, like a weak receiver that could be adjusted by a setting? April 24, You also can use NdisWrapper http: I just installed 1. Did you miss your activation email?

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I regret that ‘Additional Drivers’ sometimes installs the wrong driver. They need to be confirmed and need specific guides.

Linux wireless LAN support; chipset

I followed your advice and reinstalled the driver. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Ubuntu not accepting drivers for Broadcom But I cannot browse the internet, no page can be opened in Firefox. Last edited by smoker; at